Management Team

The centre has academic staff contributing from the Colleges of Engineering, Medicine and Science, and each college has a director assigned to developing the CNH strategy and operational management of the centre in conjunction with the centre manager.

Peter Dunstan, Co-Director

Peter Dunstan, Co-Director

Peter is Director of the Centre for NanoHealth in the College of Science, and Programme Director for Physics. Peter’s areas of expertise include: nano-reporters, scanning probe microscopes and Raman spectroscopy. Read more 

Karl Hawkins , Co-Director

Karl Hawkins , Co-Director

Karl's research interests include the development of advanced rheological techniques for the characterisation of the structure and mechanical properties of biopolymer gelling systems including gelatin, collagen, fibrin and blood. 

Owen Guy, Co-Director

Professor in Nanotechnology, College of Engineering

Owen is Director of the Centre for NanoHealth in the College of Engineering, and is also head of the Systems Process & Engineering Centre (SPEC) one of 3 research centres within Swansea’s College of Engineering. Owen specialises in nanotechnology and advanced materials for healthcare applications. Read more

Matt Elwin, Centre Manager

Matt Elwin, Centre Manager

Dr Matt Elwin runs operations at the CNH and drives the centres industry engagement activity. Matt has 10years experience in the semiconductor industry and since moving to Swansea University has been actively involved in the centres creation and management since 2009. Matt has an active research interest in semiconductor devices and manages several R&D projects with Industry.

 

Steve Wilks, Founding Director

Steve Wilks, Founding Director

Steve Wilks is Pro-Vice Chancellor at Swansea University and chairs the CNH Major Facility Committee. Steve is one of the founding directors of CNH and maintains an active research interest in nanomaterial characterisation within the centre. Read more

Steve Conlan, Founding Director

Steve Conlan, Founding Director

Steve Conlan is Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology, head of Reproductive Biology and Gynaecological Oncology research, Director of Strategic Partnerships for the College, and Founding Director of the Centre for NanoHealth. Read more